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Feature: Bringing art to the community

Feature: Bringing art to the community

By Eli Balisi and Brynne Albert When COVID-19 first shut down schools across the country, one thing that was lost was a sense of community and creativity among students. However, in spite of those difficulties, members of the National Art Honors Society here at BHS renewed efforts to improve the artistic quality of the school […]

REVIEW: ‘All Too Well (10 Minute Version) (Taylor’s Version) (From the Vault)’


By Faith Borré Taylor Swift has once again captured the hearts of her fan base and new listeners alike with her extended version of “All Too Well” from her 2012 album Red.“All Too Well (10 Minute Version) (Taylor’s Version) (From the Vault)” has encompassed the harsh realities of moving on, falling too fast, and of […]

REVIEW: Webs of justice


REVIEW: Webs of justice

By Samuel Blazier “With great power comes great responsibility.” These were among the last words that Uncle Ben said to his nephew, Peter Parker before he was tragically killed, and one of the most iconic lines in one of the most iconic superheroes ever made: Spiderman. Over the years, there have been three different Spiderman […]

REVIEW: The best Batman?


REVIEW: The best Batman?

By Darian Susic Matt Reeves The Batman adds to the caped crusader’s fantastic saga It is finally here: Matt Reeves’ “The Batman” continues the caped crusader’s fantastic saga. Reeves’s detective noir Batman was a smash hit as it was edgy, suspenseful, and exhilarating. While still exhibiting elements of the previous Batmans, Reeves’ take is a […]

REVIEW: “The French Dispatch” is a visual masterpiece


REVIEW: “The French Dispatch” is a visual masterpiece

By Ellie Carter A plotless yet engaging story, unforgettable visuals, and a star-studded cast: The French Dispatch, directed, written, and produced by Wes Anderson, is one of, if not the best, movie of last year.  Released in October, the movie follows an ensemble cast of journalists trying to create the final issue of their magazine, […]

REVIEW: ‘All of Us Are Dead’ is worth watching


REVIEW: ‘All of Us Are Dead’ is worth watching

By Reina Manabe This January, Netflix’s original Korean zombie series was aired. The show develops a thrilling and realistic story of zombies and people who try to survive and pursue peace while experiencing a dreadful tragedy. This series is set in a typical high school in South Korea, where many present day highschoolers live their […]

REVIEW: ‘Moon Knight’— A full Moon of a finale


REVIEW: ‘Moon Knight’— A full Moon of a finale

By Evelyn Lopez Marvel has released another hero into the Marvel Cinematic Universe (MCU), and his name is Moon Knight.  Moon Knight is a six-episode series where Steven Grant (Oscar Issac), a kind and smart gift shop employee in a London museum, is faced with an interesting dilemma. As Steven faces an issue of blackouts […]

NEWS: Therapy Dogs visit Batavia High School


NEWS: Therapy Dogs visit Batavia High School

By Mary Fornelli and Ava Curran On April 20, the Fox Valley Therapy Dog Club visited Batavia High School with two of their dogs, Cash and Chance. The one-hour visit, from 10:30-11:30, took place in the backroom of the LRC. The ten-minute-long visits consisted of six groups of five students.  According to helpguide.org, petting a […]

OPINION: How far should America go for Ukraine?


OPINION: How far should America go for Ukraine?

By Samuel Blazier President Joe Biden once said about the war in Ukraine that “the cost of this fight is not cheap, but caving to aggression is going to be more costly if we allow it to happen.” Since war broke out between Russia and Ukraine on February 24, 2022, the results have been devastating. […]

News: Students respond to the removal of the mask mandate


News: Students respond to the removal of the mask mandate

By Sophia Jech Mask mandates in schools have been a highly controversial issue lately, especially with our latest change in mask rules at Batavia High School. The removal of our mask mandate has sparked opinions of teachers and parents that have been quite conflicting. In all this mess of opinions, what do students, the largest […]

OPINION: Why the Cubs are struggling


OPINION: Why the Cubs are struggling

By Diego Sanchez The 2016 World Series officially ended the infamous 108-year drought that left the Cubs without a championship for over a century, but this was almost six years ago and Cubs fans need to move on. After shipping off Cubs icons like Anthony Rizzo, Javier Baez, and Kris Bryant all in the span […]